Press: Hancock-Adams Common aiming for late-summer opening

Press: Hancock-Adams Common aiming for late-summer opening

It’s now called the Hancock-Adams Common, and it’s going to be finished toward the end of this summer. People will soon be able to see the water fixtures taking shape and crews laying down pavers and planting trees. Eventually, statues of John Hancock and John Adams, both Quincy natives, will adorn the walkway.

Press: Portsmouth McIntyre Building ideas: Public plazas, markets

Press: Portsmouth McIntyre Building ideas: Public plazas, markets

Redgate/Kane, the city’s development partners for the McIntyre Federal Building property in Portsmouth shared some of their concepts for the site. Preliminary plans include creating three public plazas, an indoor/outdoor market, office space for the existing McIntyre Federal Building and two new residential buildings with office/commercial on the first floor.

Press: Clippership Wharf turns abandoned wharves in Boston into cool condos

Press: Clippership Wharf turns abandoned wharves in Boston into cool condos

Clippership Wharf, designed by The Architectural Team for Sydney-based developer LendLease, features a harbourside footpath, rocky beach and “living shoreline”.designed by Halvorson Design. 

“The living shoreline is all about interaction,” explains Robert Adams, principal of landscape architecture firm Halvorson Design. “It offers a real opportunity for people living along the harbour to get right down to the water’s edge and experience the tidal fluctuations, native plants and marine life that inhabit this area.”

Press: Mayor Walsh helps POAH break ground on Whittier Street Housing Development

Press: Mayor Walsh helps POAH break ground on Whittier Street Housing Development

Mayor Marty Walsh broke ground on phase one of a comprehensive redevelopment of the Whittier Street public housing community. Halvorson Design is providing landscape architecture services for this important project, which will provide a variety of housing opportunities the residents of Roxbury.

Press: Waterfront developers prepare for a sea change

Press: Waterfront developers prepare for a sea change

Reporter Tim Logan of The Boston Globe highlights several developments preparing for rising sea levels, including the new Clippership Wharf residences in East Boston, designed by The Architectural Team and Halvorson Design for developer LendLease.

Planning the Largest Mixed-Use Development in the Region

Planning the Largest Mixed-Use Development in the Region

Located on the site of the former Rockingham Park racing track along Route 28 in Salem, NH, Tuscan Village is set to become the largest mixed-use development of its kind in the region. The master plan for this themed 170-acre lifestyle center—developed by architects Prellwitz Chilinski Associates with landscape visioning by Halvorson Design for Tuscan Brands and Grossman Development—will feature a luxury hotel, restaurants, entertainment venues, retail, and residences, as well as corporate and medical offices.

PRESS: Hingham cemetery plans renovation, expansion

PRESS: Hingham cemetery plans renovation, expansion

St. Paul Parish is launching a five-year restoration and expansion project to upgrade its cemetery on Hersey Street. The church hired Boston-based Halvorson Design Partnership, who has worked on Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, to draw up redesign options for the 141-year-old cemetery. On Sunday, they will present their plans and take feedback at a public meeting.

Passport to a Climate Resilient South Boston

Passport to a Climate Resilient South Boston

Greenovate Boston shared updates from the Climate Ready South Boston Open House, where residents and stakeholders gathered to get updates on the project and share their insights. Led by Arcadis, a global leader in climate resilience, the team for the South Boston Resiliency Study includes Halvorson Design Partnership, CivicMoxie, Harriet Tregoning, coUrbanize, HR&A and the Woods Hole Group.